About your Search

20130320
20130320
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)
for the middle east. she'll file reports about president obama's trip all week. >> ifill: now we turn to what appears to be an evolving sea change on attitudes toward gay marriage, even as the supreme court prepares to tackle the issue. steadily and remarkably, public and political support far same-sex marriage is on the rise. the shift has been under way in the courts, in congress and, most recently, among leading politicians of both parties. president obama split from opposition to support dominated headlines last year. >> at a certain point i just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that i think same-sex couples should be able to get married. >> ifill: last week, ohio's rob portman became the first senate republican to announce his support. two years ago, he said, his son told him he is gay. >> that launched an interesting process for me which was rethinking my position, talking to my pastor and other religious leaders and going through a process of, at the end, changing my position on the issue. >> ifill: republican response was muted. house spea
of the people on this? >> you could argue it either way. barack obama announced his support for gay marriage after the lines had crossed in the public level. after a majority of americans tipped in that direction. i think when you look at the republican party and what this segment talked about, the changes in the republican party and people like rob portman, those are the minority views within that party. republican views on this issue nationwide have been fairly stable. only about a quarter of remembers tell us they support gay marriage so in some ways some of these republican politicians are arguably ahead whereof the rest of their party is in that direction of that change. >> ifill: geg wis, is i possible the surveys we're looking at don't pick up a silent majority perhaps who could still oppose gay marriage? >> there's really no evidence of that. we've never seen that once public opinion shifts towards gay rights on any issue that it drops back for any length of time. also it appears that our estimates based on the polls of how much support there for gay marriage in each state have been
the producers of the bible hire a man who looks like president obama to play the devil? looks like it. we'll have a report. then hillary clinton once said no to gay marriage, now she says yes. take a look at that situation in is just [ male announcer ] at his current pace, bob will retire when he's 153, which would be fine if bob were a vampire. but he's not. ♪ he's an architect with two kids and a mortgage. luckily, he found someone who gave him a fresh perspective on his portfolio. and with some planning and effort, hopefully bob can retire at a more appropriate age. it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >> bill: impact segment tonight. that mini series the bible airing on the history channel getting good ratings. now there is a rather intense controversy going on. take a look at this scene that features satan. >> man shall not live by bread alone. but on every word that comes from the mouth of god. >> bill: who does this guy he has a hoody. i didn't know the devil wore a hoody. i see a lot of hands up. you know who he resembles. now, this can't be an ac
obama flipped and flopped and flipped back. remember this. >> what i believe is that marriage is between it a man and woman. i'm not in favor of gay marriage, i'm in favor of civil unions. >> define marriage. >> i believe that marriage is between a man and a woman. >> i'm not somebody promote same-sex marriage. >> at a certain point i concluded that for me personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that i think same-sex couples should be able to get married. >> sean: and in other words, here, just like hillary clinton, he will take whatever position he thinks is necessary just to win the election. jing me now with reaction, former aide to senator john kerry. adjunct professor mark hannan and radio talk, our good friend dennis is back. obama flipped and flopped and flipped. he was for gay marriage and then against gay marriage when running for president and now he's for gay marriage now that he got elected again. is that political expediency or just having trouble with the issue? >> i think you think it's political expediency. >> sean: yeah, obvious. >> let me quote winston
is back. obama flipped and flopped and flipped. he was for gay marriage and then against gay marriage when running for president and now he's for gay marriage now that he got elected again. is that political expediency or just having trouble with the issue? >> i think you think it's political expediency. >> sean: yeah, obvious. >> let me quote winston churchill if i might. >> sean: i love when liberals quote churchill. >> let me hear the quote. >> said if you don't have the ability to change your mind, are you sure you still have one. look the fact of the matter is-- >> change your mind for, against, and for again. >> hillary clinton is coming out and disingenuous, but the fact of the matter is republican governor of ohio did this days earlier the rnc put out a report saying we need to quote, unquote, evolve and party of stoogy old white men-- >> i know you want to turn this into a republican issue. when obama does it at one point he has a real position, he's for it. >> sure. >> sean: then he's running for president, polls don't show he's in agreement with the american people and then he's
hire a man who looks like president obama to play the devil? looks like it. we'll have a report. then hillary clinton once said no to gay marriage, now she says yes. take a look at that situation in is just a few minutes. what's droid-recognition ? understanding you clearly... what is the capital of zimbabwe ? ... the first time you ask with the google voice search. the droid razr maxx hd by motorola. droid recognition. droid powerful. watch this -- alakazam! ♪ [ male announcer ] staples has always made getting office supplies easy. ♪ another laptop? don't ask. disappear! abracadabra! alakazam! [ male announcer ] and now we're making it easier to get everything for your business. and for my greatest trick! enough! [ male announcer ] because whatever you need, we'll have it or find it, and get it to you fast. staples. that was easy. to prove to you that aleve is the better choice for him, he's agreed to give it up. that's today? [ male announcer ] we'll be with him all day as he goes back to taking tylenol. i was okay, but after lunch my knee started to hurt again. and now i'
that calvin should have the freedom to marry the person he loves, too. it's time for marriage. welcome back to "early start," john berman is in for soledad o'brien this morning. a lot of news. >> a lot of news going on right now as we speak. president obama has arrived in israel. meeting with benjamin netanyahu the prime minister there. they have a lot to talk about. nothing probably more important at this point than what is going on in syria, with the discussions about the possibility that chemical weapons are now being used there, does that violate the red line that president obama has talked so much about. then, there's an election. there was an election here in the u.s., believe it or not. south carolina last night, there he is, mark sanford is leading right now among republicans in a primary there for a house seat. you remember mark sanford. he was the governor who, who ran off to the appalachian trail with his argentinean mistress. left his wife. but redemption may finally be his. is he on the way to winning back a political office? and then finally, this has been my favorite story fo
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)

Terms of Use (10 Mar 2001)